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February 2018

20 Feb RLPB 443. Dagestan (Russia): terror strikes as tension boils

  by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   On Sunday evening 18 February local Christians gathered in Kizlyar's Russian Orthodox (RO) church to usher in the Eastern Orthodox Lent. The Sunday mass was the culmination of a week-long traditional pre-Lenten festival known as Maslenitsa. Then, terror struck. Father Pavel explains: 'We had finished the mass...

14 Feb RLPB 442. Nigeria: Government deploys troops to Middle Belt

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 442 | Wed 14 Feb 2018   NIGERIA: GOVERNMENT DEPLOYS TROOPS TO MIDDLE BELT by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   [caption id="attachment_11202" align="alignleft" width="149"] Church elder James Nengwe (60), killed in Zanwra, Plateau State, on 24 January 2018, by Muslim Fulani herdsmen. (Morning Star News)[/caption] On 30 January Amnesty...

07 Feb RLPB 441. Uganda: high cost of faith in Muslim-dominated Eastern Region

by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   [caption id="attachment_11197" align="alignleft" width="285"] Easter Region = Green. Districts: Kibuku (91); Budaka (7); Mayuge (53).  source [/caption] Kibuku District: Munabi Abudallah (37) asked his local sheikh why Islamic prayers were conducted in Arabic, a language he did not understand. The sheikh explained that it is because Allah...